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Stingray Cuddles and Shallow Water Experience

Cuddle and pet friendly rays and stingrays on this unforgettable shallow water experience in Port Stephens.
Stingray Cuddles and Shallow Water Experience

Highlights

  • Exclusive cuddly encounter with rays and stingrays in Port Stephens

  • Shallow water experience feeding and petting rays and sharks

  • Wildlife encounter for all ages

  • Shallow water experience in both lagoons with animal food provided

  • Wetsuit hire plus wear and keep souvenir socks

  • Feel the love of the most affectionate and friendliest rays and stingrays

Feel the love of the most affectionate and friendliest rays and stingrays with this unforgettable encounter in Port Stephens. Visit the Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters marine conservation centre to meet these special animals under the watchful eye of an experienced guide. Listen to a fascinating educational talk as you commence your unforgettable wildlife encounter.

Wading into the shallow waters, these intimate moments will give you a newfound appreciation and understanding for these creatures who won't hesitate to come up to your lap for a special cuddle. Afterwards, enjoy an exciting opportunity to feed and pet more rays and some friendly sharks.

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Inclusions

  • Entry to centre
  • 20-minute small group encounter with rays and stingrays
  • Shallow water experience in both lagoons, with food provided for the sharks and rays
  • Wetsuit hire plus wear and keep souvenir socks
  • Educational talks from experienced fish keepers
  • Experienced guide

Time

  • This experience is 2h 20min in duration
  • Please allow two hours for the shallows encounter and 20 minutes for the stingray cuddles experience

Location

  • This experience is located at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters at 2 Jessie Rd, Anna Bay NSW 2316.

What To Bring

  • Please wear clothing over your swimwear for the shallows encounter
  • Wetsuits are provided for the stingray cuddle experience
  • Please have swimwear underneath

Terms And Conditions

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Children under 12 years need an adult accompanying
  • Adults will have to purchase a ticket as well

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • You must reschedule at least 24 hours in advance of your booking. Please contact the experience provider directly to reschedule.
  • Maximum of 6 participants per session.
  • Spectators may watch from the edge with a valid entry ticket.
  • This experience operates in all weather conditions.
  • Please wear clothing over your swimwear for the shallows encounter. Wetsuits are provided for the stingray cuddle experience; please have swimwear underneath.
  • This experience is wheelchair accessible. Entry into the shallow water is possible with assistance.

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